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Related to apparent movement: Induced movement
(Psychology) psychol the sensation of seeing movement when nothing actually moves in the environment, as when two neighbouring lights are switched on and off in rapid succession
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|Noun||1.||apparent movement - an optical illusion of motion produced by viewing a rapid succession of still pictures of a moving object; "the cinema relies on apparent motion"; "the succession of flashing lights gave an illusion of movement"|
optical illusion - an optical phenomenon that results in a false or deceptive visual impression